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Letter ReferenceHRC/OliveSchreinerLetters/OS-JohnHodgson/66
ArchiveHarry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date7 May 1917
Address From9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London
Address To23 Rothersay Road, Luton, Bedfordshire
Who ToJohn Hodgson
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Legend
The Project is grateful to the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. The date of this postcard is provided by the postmark, while the addressee and the address it was sent to are on its front.
1I enjoyed Ghosts very much. That young man’s acting was splendid.
2Mahan’s book “The Interest of America in International
3Conditions” is most interesting. I agree with every thing he says.
4He talks no sentiment.
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6Yesterday was a quite perfect day: it would have been splendid on the
7river.
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9Olive Schreiner
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119 Porchester Place
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Notation
Schreiner?s comment is about Ibsen's play Ghosts; see Henrik Ibsen (1881) Ghosts (trans. Henrietta Frances Lord) London: Griffith, Farran & Co. The book referred to is: Alfred Thayer Mahan (1910) The Interest of America in International Conditions Boston: Little Brown & Co.